365days of Hats · Free Pattern

Day 22: Pink Princess Preemie hat

This hat is so tiny and cute, And meant for those special bundles of joy who need extra care and warmth at birth. It is also a really good, basic pattern for any beginner who is new to crochet!


5.5 mm hook
Super bulky yarn 12ply
Tapestry needle

Hdc- half double crochet
Ch- chain
BLO- back loop only
Sc- single crochet
Slst- slip stitch

The super bulky yarn makes this hat, sturdy and able to stand on its own, so slipping it on teeny babies head is much safer and easier for unsteady nervous hands 😉


Pink princess preemie hat

1.) Start with magic circle. Hdc 5 in center
2.) Ch2, Hdc 2 in each sp around(10)join to ch2 with slst
3.) Ch2, Hdc 2 in each sp around(20) join to ch2 with slst
4.) Hdc2, hdc in next 3 sp, hdc 2. Repeat around for two rows(30 after two rows)join to ch2 with slst
5.) Hdc in each sp around for 5 rows join to ch2 with slst.
6.) Finish by ch1, sc in BLO of each sp around. Join to ch1, Fasten off. And weave in ends

Check out day 22 HERE.

365days of Hats · Pattern reviews

Day 3

Bubblegum PomPom Hat by Oliva Kent of HopefulHoney


This FREE pattern can be found HERE

Again, one of my top favorite designers. I have had my eye on this pattern weeks before I finally found the perfect pink yarn! It was on sale. This is also the pattern that convinced me to invest in pom Pom makers. This hat was easy to make. It took me some time to get used to the bulky yarn but that is my fault alone.

The stuffed animal hammock in the background is a free pattern by Stitch11.

Check out day 2 HERE